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MANILA, Philippines – The provincial government of Albay on Friday, June 9, placed the province under a state of calamity after Mayon Volcano’s status was raised to Alert Level 3.
This pronouncement is in pursuance to Resolution No. 0607-2023 of the provincial board, the Albay Provincial Information Office said.
Mayon Volcano has been under Alert Level 3 since Thursday, June 8, which means it is “in a relatively high level of unrest,” according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.
On Thursday, thousands of people from the 6-kilometer-radius permanent danger zone (PDZ) surrounding Mayon Volcano were evacuated. – Rappler.com